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The little prince (New edition)

By: de Saint-Exupery, Antoine Schwartz, Ros(Translated by) Schwartz, Ros(Translated by)

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Part of the Picador Classic series
1509811303 / 9781509811304
Paperback
08/10/2015
Stock expected by 14/12/2021
United Kingdom
General
20 cm 144 pages
General (US: Trade)  Learn More
Quiz No: 200023, Points 2.00, Book Level 5.00,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Translated from the French.

With an introduction by Kate MosseTranslated by Ros SchwartzAll grown-ups were children once (but most of them have forgotten). A pilot who has crash landed in the desert awakes to see an extraordinary little boy. 'Please,' asks the stranger, 'will you draw me a little lamb!' Baffled by the little prince's incessant questioning, the pilot pulls out his pencil, and starts to draw.

As the little prince's curiosity takes them further on their journey together, the pilot is able to piece together an understanding of the tiny planet from which the prince has come and of his incredible travels across the universe.

First published in 1943, The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery has been translated into more than 250 languages, becoming a global phenomenon.

Heart-breaking, funny and thought-provoking, it is an enchanting and endlessly wise fable about the human condition and the power of imagination.

A book about both childhood and adulthood, it can be read as a parable, a war story, a classic children's fairy-tale, and many more things besides: The Little Prince is a book for everyone; after all, all grown-ups were children once. 'The Little Prince moves from asteroid to desert, from fable and comedy to enigmatic tragedy, in order to make one recurrent point: You can't love roses.

You can only love a rose' Adam Gopnik, New Yorker

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FC Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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